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Jeffrey Morenoff's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Clarke, Philippa J., Jeffrey Morenoff, M. Debbink, E. Golberstein, Michael R. Elliott, and Paula M. Lantz. 2014. "Cumulative Exposure to Neighborhood Context: Consequences for Health Transitions over the Adult Life Course." Research on Aging, 36(1): 115-142. PMCID: PMC3900407. DOI. Abstract.

Morenoff, Jeffrey, and David J. Harding. Forthcoming. "Incarceration, Prisoner Reentry, and Communities." Annual Review of Sociology.

McMillon, David, Carl Simon, and Jeffrey Morenoff. Forthcoming. "Modeling the Underlying Dynamics of the Spread of Crime." PLOS ONE. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process.

Hicken, Margaret, Hedy Lee, Jeffrey Morenoff, James S. House, and David R. Williams. 2014. "Racial/ethnic Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence: Reconsidering the Role of Chronic Stress." American Journal of Public Health, 104(1): 117-123. NIHMSID: NIHMS516620. DOI. Abstract.

Harding, David J., Jeffrey Morenoff, and Claire Herbert. 2013. "Home is Hard to Find: Neighborhoods, Institutions, and the Residential Trajectories of Returning Prisoners." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 647(1): 214-236. PMCID: PMC3640590. DOI.

Hicken, Margaret, Gilbert Gee, Cathleen Connell, Rachel C. Snow, Jeffrey Morenoff, and Howard Hu. 2013. "Black-white blood pressure disparities: depressive symptoms and differential vulnerability to blood lead." Environmental Health Perspectives, 121(2): 205-9. PMCID: PMC3569674. DOI. Abstract.

Knittel, Andrea Kathleen, Rachel C. Snow, Derek Griffith, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2013. "Incarceration and Sexual Risk: Examining the Relationship Between Men's Involvement in the Criminal Justice System and Risky Sexual Behavior." AIDS and Behavior, 17(8): 2703-2714. PMCID: PMC3788090. DOI. Abstract.

Wyse, Jessica, David J. Harding, and Jeffrey Morenoff. Forthcoming. "Romantic Relationships and Criminal Desistance: Processes and Pathways." Sociological Forum.

Harding, David J., Jessica Wyse, Cheyney Dobson, and Jeffrey Morenoff. Forthcoming. "Making Ends Meet After Prison." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Viruell-Fuentes, Edna A., Jeffrey Morenoff, David R. Williams, and James S. House. 2013. "Contextualizing nativity status, Latino social ties, and ethnic enclaves: An examination of the immigrant social ties hypothesis." Ethnicity & Health, 18(6): 586-609. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Jennifer Ailshire, James S. House, Jeffrey Morenoff, Katherine E. King, Robert Melendez, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Cognitive function in the community setting: the neighbourhood as a source of ‘cognitive reserve’?" Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(8): 730-736. PMCID: PMC3387518. DOI. Abstract.

Karb, Rebecca A., Michael R. Elliott, Jennifer B. Dowd, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2012. "Neighborhood-level stressors, social support, and diurnal patterns of cortisol: The Chicago Community Adult Health Study." Social Science & Medicine, 75(6): 1038-1047. PMCID: PMC3556931. DOI. Abstract.

Cerda, Magdalena, Jeffrey Morenoff, Ben Hansen, Kimberly Hicks, Luis Duque, Alexandra Restrepo, and Ana Diez Roux. 2012. "Reducing Violence by Transforming Neighborhoods: A Natural Experiment in Medellin, Colombia." American Journal of Epidemiology, 175(10): 1045-1053. PMCID: PMC3353133. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, Gilbert Gee, Jeffrey Morenoff, Cathleen Connell, Rachel C. Snow, and Howard Hu. 2012. "A Novel Look at Racial Health Disparities: The Interaction Between Social Disadvantage and Environmental Health." American Journal of Public Health, 102(12): 2344-2351. PMCID: PMC3519308. DOI. Abstract.

Hunte, H., G. Mentz, James S. House, A. Schulz, David R. Williams, Michael R. Elliott, Jeffrey Morenoff, and D. White-Perkins. 2012. "Variations in hypertension-related outcomes among Blacks, Whites and Hispanics in two large urban areas and in the United States." Ethnicity & Disease, 22(4): 391-7. PMCID: PMC3579519. Abstract.

Viruell-Fuentes, Edna, Jeffrey Morenoff, James S. House, and David R. Williams. 2011. "Language of Interview, Self-Rated Health, and the Other Latino Health Puzzle." American Journal of Public Health, 101(7): 1306-1313. PMCID: PMC3110226. DOI. Abstract.

King, Katherine E., Jeffrey Morenoff, and James S. House. 2011. "Neighborhood Context and Social Disparities in Cumulative Biological Risk Factors." Psychosomatic Medicine, 73(7): 572-579. PMCID: PMC3216672. DOI. Abstract.

Bader, Michael, Jennifer Ailshire, Jeffrey Morenoff, and James S. House. 2010. "Measurement of the Local Food Environment: A Comparison of Existing Data Sources." American Journal of Epidemiology, 171(5): 609-617. PMCID: PMC2842213. DOI. Abstract.

Lantz, Paula M., Ezra Golberstein, James S. House, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2010. "Socioeconomic and behavioral risk factors for mortality in a national 19-year prospective study of US adults." Social Science & Medicine, 70(10): 1558-1566. PMCID: PMC3337768. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Jennifer Ailshire, Robert Melendez, Michael Bader, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2010. "Using Google Earth to conduct a neighborhood audit: Reliability of a virtual audit instrument." Health & Place, 16(6): 1224-1229. PMCID: PMC2952684. DOI. Abstract.

Mair, Christina, Ana Diez Roux, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2010. "Neighborhood Stressors and Social Support as Predictors of Depressive Symptoms in the Chicago Community Adult Health Study." Health & Place, 16(5): 811-819. PMCID: PMC2918682. DOI. Abstract.

Mohai, Paul, Paula M. Lantz, Jeffrey Morenoff, James S. House, and Richard P. Mero. 2009. "Racial and socioeconomic disparities in residential proximity to polluting industrial facilities: evidence from the Americans' Changing Lives Study." American Journal of Public Health, 99(suppl 3): S649-56. PMCID: PMC2774179. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Jennifer Ailshire, Michael Bader, Jeffrey Morenoff, and James S. House. 2008. "Mobility disability and the urban built environment." American Journal of Epidemiology, 168(5): 506-513. PMCID: PMC2727170. DOI. Abstract.

Mujahid, M.S., A.V. Roux, Jeffrey Morenoff, Trivellore Raghunathan, R.S. Cooper, H.Y. Ni, and S. Shea. 2008. "Neighborhood characteristics and hypertension." Epidemiology, 19(4): 590-598. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Morenoff, Jeffrey, James S. House, Ben Hansen, David R. Williams, George A. Kaplan, and Haslyn E. Hunte. 2007. "Understanding Social Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control: The Role of Neighborhood Context." Social Science and Medicine, 65(9): 1853-1866. PMCID: PMC2705439. DOI. Abstract.

Muhahid, Mahasin, Ana V. Diez Roux, Jeffrey Morenoff, and Trivellore Raghunathan. 2007. "Assessing the Measurement Properties of Neighborhood Scales: From Psychometrics to Ecometrics." American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(8): 858-867. DOI. Abstract.

Roux, A.V., M.S. Mujahid, Jeffrey Morenoff, and Trivellore Raghunathan. 2007. "Mujahid et al. Respond to "Beyond the metrics for measuring neighborhood effects"." American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(8): 872-873. DOI.

Swaroop, Sapna, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2006. "Building Community: The Neighborhood Context of Social Organization." Social Forces, 84(3): 1665-1695. Abstract.

Sampson, R.J., Jeffrey Morenoff, and Stephen W. Raudenbush. 2005. "Social Anatomy of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Violence." American Journal of Public Health, 95(2): 224-232. PMCID: PMC1449156. DOI. Abstract.

Morenoff, Jeffrey. 2003. "Neighborhood mechanisms and the spatial dynamics of birth weight." American Journal of Sociology, 108(5): 976-1017. Abstract.

Sampson, Robert J., Jeffrey Morenoff, and Thomas Gannon-Rowley. 2002. "Assessing Neighborhood Effects: Social Processes and New Directions in Research." Annual Review of Sociology, 28: 443-478. Abstract.

Palloni, Alberto, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2001. "Interpreting the Paradoxical in the Hispanic Paradox: Demographic and Epidemiological Approaches." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences , 954: 140-174. Abstract.

Morenoff, Jeffrey, Robert J. Sampson, and Stephen W. Raudenbush. 2001. "Neighborhood Inequality, Collective Efficacy and the Spatial Dynamics of Homicide." Criminology, 39(3): 517-560. Abstract.

Chapters

Morenoff, Jeffrey, Ana Diez Roux, Theresa Osypuk, and Ben Hansen. 2008. "Residential Environments and Obesity: How Can Observational Studies Inform Policy Interventions?" In The Health Effects of Social and Economic Policy edited by Robert Schoeni, James House, George Kaplan, and Harold Pollock. New York : Russell Sage.

Morenoff, Jeffrey, and Robert J. Sampson. 2007. "Constructing Community Indicators of Child Well-Being." In Key Indicators of Child and Youth Well-being: Completing the Picture edited by Brown, Brett; Moore, Kristin Anderson . Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Sampson, Robert J., Jeffrey Morenoff, Stephen W. Raudenbush, and Sapna Swaroop. "Ecometrics: The Use of Surveys and Observational Methods to Study Social Settings." In Social Contexts of Pathways in Crime: Methods and Analytic Techniques edited by P.O. Wikstrom. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Sampson, Robert J., and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2006. "Durable Inequality: Spatial Dynamics, Social Processes, and the Persistence of Poverty in Chicago Neighborhoods." In Poverty Traps edited by Bowles, Samuel; Durlauf, Steven N.; Hoff, Karla . Princeton University Press.

Morenoff, Jeffrey. 2005. "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Crime and Delinquency in the U.S." In Ethnicity and Causal Mechanisms edited by Tienda, Marta; Rutter, Michael. Pp. 139-173. New York : Cambridge University Press.

Morenoff, Jeffrey, and John W. Lynch. 2004. "What Makes a Place Healthy? Neighborhood Influences on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Over the Life Course." In Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life edited by Norman B. Anderson, Randy A. Bulatao, and Barney Cohen. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Sampson, Robert J., and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2004. "Spatial (dis)advantage and homicide in Chicago neighborhoods." In Spatially Integrated Social Science edited by Michael F.Goodchild, Donald G. Janelle. New York: Oxford University Press.

Tienda, Marla, Haya Stier, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2001. "Demographic, Economic and Social Transformation of Chicago: 1970 - 1990." In Color and Opportunity: Family Welfare and Work in the Inner City edited by Matra Tienda and Haya Stier. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

PSC Reports

Harding, David J., Jessica Wyse, Cheyney Dobson, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2011. "Making Ends Meet after Prison: How Former Prisoners Use Employment, Social Support, Public Benefits, and Crime to Meet their Basic Material Needs." PSC Research Report No. 11-748. December 2011. Abstract. PDF.

Morenoff, Jeffrey, Ben Hansen, James S. House, David R. Williams, George A. Kaplan, and Haslyn E. Hunte. 2007. "Understanding Social Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control: The Role of Neighborhood Context." PSC Research Report No. 07-614. January 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Morenoff, Jeffrey. "Neighborhood Mechanisms and the Spatial Dynamics of Birth Weight." PSC Research Report No. 01-482. August 2001. Abstract. PDF.

Other Reports

Nguyen, Anh, David J. Harding, and Jeffrey Morenoff. "Finding Work during the Great Recession: The Effect of Labor Market Conditions on Former Prisoners' Earnings and Employment." Working Manuscript.

Harding, David J., Jeffrey Morenoff, Shawn Bushway, and Anh Nguyen. "Assessing the Effects of Incarceration on Employment and Recidivism using a Quasi-Experiment." Working Manuscript.